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abd
abdomen
ac
before meals
ADA
American Diabetic Association
ADL
activities of daily living
ad lib
as desired
am
morning
amb
ambulatory
amt
amount
ASAP
as soon as possible
@
at
bid
twice a day
bm
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
BSC
bedside commode
-
c
with
cal
calorie
cath
catheter
cc
cubic centimeter
CC
chief complaint
cm
centimeter
CNS
central nervous system
c/o
complains of
CS
central supply
dc
discontinue
DNR
do not recessitate
dr
dram
drng
drainage
drsn
drsg
dressing
dx
diagnosis
et
&
+
and
fld
fluid
fuo
fever of unknown origin
fx
fracture
GI
gastral intestinal
gm
gram
h
hr
hour
HOB
head of bed
H20
water
H&P
history and physical
HR
heart rate
HS
hs
hour of sleep
ICU
intensive care unit
I/O
intake and output
irrig
irrigate
IS
incentive sperometer
K+
potassium ion
kg
killogram
L
l
liter
lab
laboratory
lb
pound
liq
liquid
lt
left
LOC
level of consciousness
mg
mgm
milligram
min
minute
mm
millimeter
ml
milliliter
Na
sodiom
NAS
no added salt
ns
normal saline
n/v
nausea/vomiting
NWB
non-weight bearing
02
oxygen
OB
obstetrics
OOB
out of bed
OR
operating room
OT
occupational therapy
oz
ounce
pc
after meal
p
after
per
/
by
through
pm
afternoon
po
by mouth
post-op
post-operative
PRN
when necessary
pre-op
preoperative
pt
patient
PT
physical therapy
q
every
qd
every day
qh
every hour
qid
four times a day
qod
every other day
R
r
resp
respiratory
R
rectal temperature
R with circle around it
right
ROM
range of motion
R/O
rule out
RT
respiratory therapy
-
s
without
SOB
shortness of breath
S/P
status post
sse
soapsuds enema
STAT
immediately
T,C,DB
turn, cough, and deep breath
T
temp
temperature
tid
three times a day
TPR
temperature, pulse, respirations
vd
void
via
by way of
vs
vital signs
w/c
wheelchair
WNL
within normal limits
wt
weight
x
times
x-ray
radiology exam